In Pursuit of a Universal Flu Vaccine
Developing a universal flu vaccine that would protect against all seasonal and pandemic strains of the flu virus is no easy task, and new research suggests that one of the most...
18 days ago - University of Rochester Medical Center - 2 articles
Can Alzheimer's Be Stopped Years Before It Starts?
Some people might question if Alzheimer's disease can be stopped before it even starts. Many schools have joined the search for getting rid of Alzheimer's disease. There is a...
25 days ago - Health Status
Flu vaccine: The other ‘pneumonia shot'
Being an infectious disease pharmacist and having children has its advantages. Children contract many different infectious syndromes, which allows me to take advantage of that...
1 month ago - Healio
Good moods may boost flu shot efficacy for seniors
Flu vaccines are often less efficient in seniors, but a new study suggests that positive moods may improve the immune system response in people 65 or over.
1 month ago - Medical News Today
Futile: Prostate Cancer Vaccine Phase 3 Trial Ends
Prostvac is an immunotherapy designed to induce T-cell responses and thus kill prostate cancer cells. As a monotherapy, it is not effective. Medscape Medical News
2 monthes ago - Medscape
Uro Pipeline: UTI vaccine receives fast track designation from FDA
UTI vaccine receives fast track designation from FDA Sequoia Sciences has received fast track designation from the FDA for its investigational vaccine designed to treat...
3 monthes ago - Modern Medicine
Doctors Say a Third of Dementia Cases Could be Prevented
Dementia, which includes Alzheimer's disease, is one of biggest health concerns for aging people. Health officials estimate that 47 million people around the world currently...
4 monthes ago - Time - 3 articles
Cholera linked to drinking iced tea in Vietnam
The chances of infection from cholera were heightened for the people of Ben Tre, Vietnam, when they drank iced tea, according to a study published in PLoS Neglected Tropical...
4 monthes ago - Healio
Extra virgin olive oil protects memory and helps prevent Alzheimer's
In a landmark judgment, the Court of Justice of the European Union, yesterday ruled that courts could consider vaccines to be the reason for an illness despite the absence of...
5 monthes ago - News Medical - 2 articles
UT Southwestern research shows potential of new DNA vaccine in preventing Alzheimer's disease
A new DNA vaccine when delivered to the skin prompts an immune response that produces antibodies to protect against toxic proteins associated with Alzheimer's disease - without...
5 monthes ago - News Medical
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The power of gratitude
Gratitude is powerful. One of the world's most knowledgeable and passionate believers in mind-body medicine─Deepak Chopra─says it best, “Giving thanks for abundance is greater...
Prostate Health Index Test Reduces Unnecessary Biopsies
The appropriate use of the Prostate Health Index can modify physician behavior patterns and improve their ability to diagnose and manage their patients.
Psychoactive Drugs For Alzheimer's Can Increase Risk of Death
Benzodiazepines and related drugs are frequently used in the treatment of anxiety, agitation, and insomnia in persons with dementia.
The surprising obstacle to curing Alzheimer's
Todd Golde is a neuroscientist and director of the brain institute at the Florida Alzheimer's Disease Research Center. He explains that funding and laws are blocking our bid to...
Can insomnia due to my menopause cause dementia?
I have had insomnia for years, which I put down to the menopause. Now I've come across research that suggests interrupted sleep in middle-age increases the risk of Alzheimer's...
Man feels twin's Parkinson's tremors with SymPulse device
A new 'tele-empathy' device allows Pat Smerdon of Vancouver to experience the same Parkinson's tremors that his twin brother, Jim, struggles with every day.
Self-Administered Gerocognitive Examination Promises to Detect Alzheimer's
Early detection of Alzheimer's is easier with a new test that has been confirmed by scientific studies. The Self-Administered Gerocognitive Examination allows individuals to...
Menopause treatment is anti-ageing, says top expert
NHS England patients say they've been scared by stories linking HRT with cancer, blood clots and early death - stories that are inaccurate. So what is the truth? Dr Louise...
Here's Why Degeneration in Alzheimer's Disease Occurs
Neurodegeneration that occurs due to Alzheimer's disease has been understood as to why only some regions of the regions are strongly affected than the others.
Analysis of aged brains reveals new details about Alzheimer's disease and...
In a comprehensive analysis of samples from 107 aged human brains, researchers at the Allen Institute for Brain Science, UW Medicine and Kaiser Permanente Washington Health...